Tag Archives: Valencia Seay

Senate Democrats retain leadership slate

The Senate Democratic caucus reelected its leadership slate for the next legislative session, headed by Minority Leader Steve Henson (D-Tucker) . . .

Tags: caucus leadership , Gloria Butler , Horacena Tate , Nan Orrock , Senate Democrats , Steve Henson , Valencia Seay , Vincent Fort

Senate bill prohibits funding of abortions

Senate Republicans pass legislation that would prevent Obamacare insurance policies from covering abortions, with no exceptions for rape or incest . . .

Tags: abortion coverage , ACA , John Albers , Josh McKoon , Judson Hill , Nan Orrock , Obamacare , Valencia Seay

Legislature passes abortion, drug testing for welfare applicants

Legislature gives final approval to controversial bills that criminalize abortions, require drug-testing for TANF applicants . . .

Tags: 20 weeks , abortions , criminalize , David Ralston , TANF , Valencia Seay , welfare applicants

Senate passes anti-contraception bill

Senate bill won’t require religious employers to cover contraceptive prescriptions for their employees . . .

Tags: contraception , Josh McKoon , Nan Orrock , religious exemption , Senate Republicans , Valencia Seay

Senate Republicans, Democrats unveil legislative agendas

Senate leaders unveil their legislative agendas for the new General Assembly session . . .

Tags: Bill Heath , Chip Rogers , Doug Stoner , Fran Millar , Hardie Davis , Jason Carter , legislative agendas , Valencia Seay

Political Notes — Democrats cite racial impact of HOPE changes

Senate Democrats say the proposed revisions to the HOPE scholarship program will hit black students the hardest; A.D. Frazier does not like what the legislators are doing to his tax commission’s recommendations . . .

Tags: A. D. Frazier , Frank Ginn , HOPE , Jason Carter , land use planning , Nathan Deal , Robert Brown , Steve Gooch , tax reform , Valencia Seay